Characters of The Winds of Darkover
by Petri Peltonen
Below is a listing of the main characters (play a really important
role in the novel), the important characters (many events won't
happen without them), the other characters who appear in the novel
and finally characters which are only mentioned in the novel :
- Main characters:
- Daniel Firth Barron, Terran officer at Flight Dispatch
Tower in Thendara Spaceport.
- Melitta Storn, younger sister of Lord Storn, about 16
- Loran Rakhal Storn, her older brother, Lord Storn.
- Desideria Leynier, foster-daughter of Lord and Lady
Aldaran, a leronis, about 16 years old.
- Important characters:
- Brynat Scarface, a bandit who has captured Castle Storn
at High Windward.
- Allira Storn, Desideria's older sister, forcibly married
to Brynat, about 22.
- Lerrys Montray, Larry, Lord Alton's Terran foster-son,
- Valdir Alton, Lord Alton.
- Kermiac Aldaran, Lord Aldaran, Desideria's guardian,
- Other characters:
- Edric Storn, younger brother of Lord Storn, 15.
- Kerstal, Voice of Lord Rannath of Carthon, of the house
- Colryn and Gwynn, Alton guardsmen.
- Mallinson, Terran Coordinator of Spaceport Activities
for the Terran Zone of Darkover.
- Bat-ears, Brynat's sword bearer.
- Old One of the forge-folk.
- three men of the forge-folk.
- several mercenaries and bandits of Brynat's band.
- several members of the forgefolk and people from the villages near High
- Characters only mentioned, not actually appearing in the story:
- Lord Rannath, Lord of Carthon.
- Domenic Lanart, a relative of Valdir Alton.
- his eldest son, offered in marriage to Melitta when they were children
(this could be the Gabriel Lanart from "The Heritage of Hastur"
and "Sharra's Exile", husband of Javanne Hastur).
- Desideria's three sisters, training in Aldaran as matrix workers.
- Lady Aldaran, kin to Storns.
- Melitta's grandmother, whose kinfolk had been Leyniers.
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